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Maggie Samanich

Defender

Player profile

  • Year Sr.
  • Hometown Brighton, Mich.
  • Club Michigan Hawks

CAREER HONORS

  • Academic All-Big Ten (2018, 2019)
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete (2017, 2018, 2019)

2019 (Junior Season)

  • Appeared in six matches, making two starts
  • Played a season-high 110 minutes at Iowa

2018 (Sophomore Season)

  • Played in seven matches, making six starts as a defender
  • Played a season-high 85 minutes at Duke and at North Carolina

2017 (Freshman Season)

  • Appeared in 15 matches off the bench
  • Tallied a shot at Iowa and against Indiana
  • Played a season-high 44 minutes against Illinois

Prior to Ohio State

  • Has eight years of club experience under the direction of Doug Landefeld with the Michigan Hawks
  • Helped guide the Hawks to the 2016 ECNL national championship
  • A 2015 ECNL PDP invitee, Samanich also helped the Hawks to the 2013 State Cup and Region II championship
  • Lettered in track two years, helping her Brighton High School team to a school record in the 4×200 and 4×400 relays

Personal

  • Daughter of Rob and Judy Samanich
  • Has an older brother, Jack